• Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £16,500 per year
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available for next academic year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Titulación:
    BA (Hons) Visual Effects


If you want to work in the feature film visual effects industry or associated areas, this is the perfect course. You´ll embrace the complete visual effects post-production pipeline and focus on theory, principles and production of assets and shots.


112 - 128 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent, including 32 points in one required subject. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM in a required subject. A portfolio is also required in support of your application.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.


Produce a high-quality demonstrative portfolio of work related to the knowledge and production of professional quality feature film visual effects
Tailor your studies to either a more technical or artistic flavour depending on your desired career aspirations and benefit from supportive tutors who provide tailored and personal reviews of your work
Access specialist facilities including a new green screen and motion capture studio, as well as animation laboratories, equipped with industry-standard software
Mirror industry practice by working collaboratively with other National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) students on our courses in Art & Design and Technical Arts to create visual effects work
Make invaluable contacts before you graduate through regular industry guest speakers and BU’s BFX Festival, featuring a fantastic line-up of speakers, masterclasses, exhibitions, screenings and networking events
Graduate career-ready with 90% of our graduates in employment within 15 months of graduation.


Year 1
Core units
Introduction to Production Tools
History of Visual Effects
Visual Storytelling & Pre-Visualisation
Asset Integration 1
Post Visualisation & Shot Development
Visual Effects Photography & Acquisition

Year 2
Core units
Image Processing for Visual Effects Production
Modelling & Texturing
Group Project
Asset Integration 2

Option units (choose 2)
Lighting & Rendering
Rigging & Animation for Visual Effects
Technical Effects
Personal Inquiry
Real Time Graphics Systems
Scripting for DCC
Character Rigging

Placement year
You will have the option of undertaking a short 8 week placement or minimum 30-week placement at the end of your second year. Visit the placement section below for more information.

Final year
Core units
Final Major Project & Dissertation
Master Class
Asset Integration 3

Option units (choose 1)
Digital Fabrication
CG and Animation for Cultural Heritage
Digital Matte Painting

Salidas profesionales

FX Technical Direction
Look DevTechnical Direction
Digital Matte Painting

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